Program Coordinator Email
Program Coordinator Phone Number
The NAC grant is for fall enrollment only, and for up to 18 students (which is the max enrollment allowed for this program). Each student receives $1,200, which covers the cost of the program and approximately $100 for incidentals (stethoscope or other supplies).
This course studies the role of the nursing assistant, which includes basic nursing skills, emergency procedures, and laws and regulations affecting nursing assistants. The course consists of classroom, laboratory and clinical experiences needed to become a nursing assistant. After completing this course, students are eligible to take the Washington State Certificate Exam, making them employable in many settings such as hospitals, clinics, skilled nursing facilities (long term care and rehab), and assisted living facilities. Includes 7 hours of HIV/AIDS healthcare certificate. To meet the hours of education required by the state, attendance for all classes and clinicals is mandatory.
The Peninsula College NAC program is a state-approved training that consists of 54 hours of basic and workplace skills with NAC and caregiving related academics, including labs, and 48 hours of practical experience under the supervision of a Registered Nurse.
Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be eligible to take the written and practical nursing assistant exam to become certified.
Certified Nursing Assistants are employed in rehabilitation centers, convalescent centers, hospitals, assisted living centers, clinics and home health. An NAC performs resident/patient care activities and related services necessary in caring for the personal needs, safety, and comfort of the resident/patients. Nursing Assistants provide a positive physical, social and psychological environment by following all policies and procedures of the facility.
Certified Nursing Assistant
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Email the completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org or call to make an appointment to submit in person.
Note: Applicants must follow instructions on Program Acceptance Letter to officially register for the NAC program. Official registration into NAC 105 course guarantees being able to take course. Not following instructions on the Program Acceptance letter may result in your ineligibility to continue the program.
(subject to change)
January 6 - February 17
Thursday and Friday 4:00pm-8:00pm on campus
Friday/Saturday, February 25 & 26 6:30AM - 5:30PM (at clinical sites, in Port Angeles or Sequim)
Friday/Saturday, March 4 & 5 6:30AM - 5:30PM (at clinical sites, in Port Angeles or Sequim)